The Justitia Awards will honor outstanding female laureates of the legal professions in one of three categories. Nominations are open to women in law in all legal professions: lawyers, notaries public, in-house counsel, judges, researchers and scientists, civil servants, etc.
- International leaders / Lifetime Award
- Young achievers / Game changers / Pioneers
The Women in Law Initiative (WiL), based in Central Europe, was founded in 2018 and is now organized through an Austrian NPO called Women in Law – Frauen im Recht. Its Board approved the creation of the Justitia Awards to be presented following the Second International Women in Law Conference on June 5, 2020 at the Palais de Justice, Vienna, Austria.